Managing Director, Talent and DEI
Tracy is a dedicated leader who strongly believes in the power of Human Resources and Talent Management to drive social justice and equity in our workplaces. At IDEO.org, Tracy oversees the full range of HR functions, including recruiting & onboarding, compliance, benefits, compensation, learning and development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
With a deep commitment to creating fair and inclusive environments, Tracy strives to demonstrate what true equity and inclusion can look like every single day and leads with a set of core values that guide her approach. Sharing power and decision-making is a fundamental principle she upholds, empowering individuals to actively participate in shaping their work environment. Leading with empathy, Tracy strives to understand and support the unique needs and experiences of individuals and build solutions that meet their needs. Moreover, she is a proponent of challenging the status quo, constantly seeking innovative approaches to drive positive change.
Prior to joining IDEO.org, Tracy spent over 15 years in the social sector, leading Talent Teams at Teach For America and The Mission Continues. In 2016, she established HR ReDefined, a consultancy dedicated to designing inclusive work environments grounded in the principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Tracy's educational background includes a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia and a B.S. in Business Administration from Saint Francis College, Brooklyn. Outside of work, Tracy enjoys exploring her neighborhood through leisurely walks, finding inspiration in the culinary delights showcased on The Food Network, and embarking on travels to new states as part of her personal goal to visit all 50 states.